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Pass-rushers face faster challenge

Sped-up offenses have defenses scrambling for ways to pressure quarterback

Originally Published: June 13, 2013
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

Defensive coaches always say you can never have enough pass-rushers.

This season will test that theory more than any year I can remember. More quarterbacks are working with fast-tempo offenses filled with quick throws and some read-option plays. More teams have question marks with some of their top pass-rushers either because of surgeries or scheme changes.

Look at the New York Giants. People thought they were overdoing it in 2010 when they drafted Jason Pierre-Paul ...

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